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21 Things You Wore In 2004 That You Definitely Regret Now

Basically, whatever Paris and Nicole wore.

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1. An impractically tiny handbag to wear right in your armpit.

Like, right in there.
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Like, right in there.

2. A trucker hat.

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Laurence Griffiths / Getty Images

Von Dutch or otherwise.

3. A pair of frameless sunglasses with faded lenses.

Extra points for lenses which faded blue and pink.
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Extra points for lenses which faded blue and pink.

4. A weird ring neck (???) shirt like this.

This top was basically hell for anyone who liked wearing a bra.
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This top was basically hell for anyone who liked wearing a bra.

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5. Hipster baggy jeans that weren't actually ~baggy~ but were a little bit.

Even better if they flared a little too.
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Even better if they flared a little too.

6. A blazer to wear with your semi-baggy jeans.

White or pin-striped was best, obviously.
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White or pin-striped was best, obviously.

7. A pair of suede boots that could also be worn with your fave jeans.

The main struggle was tucking that flare into the damn things.
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The main struggle was tucking that flare into the damn things.

8. A slouchy knitted beanie.

Whatever JLo wore on her head, you needed to wear on your head ASAP.
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Whatever JLo wore on her head, you needed to wear on your head ASAP.

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9. A ridiculously long beaded necklace that you would loop around at least three times.

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And then throw away once it got too knotted.

10. A pair of capri pants.

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Just add kitten heels.

11. A pair of white framed sunglasses, which probably also had faded lenses.

Clearly perfect for wearing indoors with a fancy AF dress.
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Clearly perfect for wearing indoors with a fancy AF dress.

12. A pair of faded jeans.

Why did they need to look faded? Nobody knows.
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Why did they need to look faded? Nobody knows.

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13. A material belt that could probably double as a scarf.

Just tie it around the band of your hipster jeans and you're ready to go!
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Just tie it around the band of your hipster jeans and you're ready to go!

14. A pair of fluffy boots.

Tbh these things probably shouldn't have been worn outside, but that never stopped you.
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Tbh these things probably shouldn't have been worn outside, but that never stopped you.

15. A sparkly bolero.

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Not that you knew that was what it was called at the time.

16. A brightly-patterned cotton skirt.

It was perfect for school mufti day.
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It was perfect for school mufti day.

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17. A pair of pointed-toe flats.

Metallic and patent leather were the best options, of course.
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Metallic and patent leather were the best options, of course.

18. A sassy AF slogan tee.

How else were you supposed to remind the world not to mess with you?
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How else were you supposed to remind the world not to mess with you?

19. A very short denim skirt.

That frayed-edge made it extra cool.
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That frayed-edge made it extra cool.

20. An even shorter, tight, white mini skirt.

Buckles took things up on a notch on this one.
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Buckles took things up on a notch on this one.

21. And of course, a pair of ugg boots.

To wear with your favourite bejeweled skirt.
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To wear with your favourite bejeweled skirt.